The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This program provides therapeutic services for young men and women between the ages of 18 and 25 with mental health challenges. The program is designed to help the young adults referred by the Department of Mental Health develop independent living skills, healthy relationships, personal independence, and the skills to manage their illness. A privilege system is utilized to measure each person’s stage of independence within the residence and in the community. All individuals are expected to attend an in-house day program, school, or work. This program offers Peer Support, and utilizes Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Supported Employment as the treatment models.
The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
The primary functions of an Assistant Program Manager are to provide administrative assistance to the Program Manager, supervise program staff while on shift, and provide structure while delegating shift responsibilities and activities. In addition to these responsibilities, the Assistant Program Manager provides case management to assigned individuals, as well as serves as the primary supervisory/authority figure in the absence of the Program Manager. This position has on-call responsibilities.